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Within the cargo hold of a 747

During 2006, I was fortunate enough to have been employed as a driver for a transport company that dealt with many customers who relied upon air freight in and out of the country. Almost daily I would sit in long queue’s awaiting my turn to make it to the clerks[…]

Cathay Pacific’s A350-900XWB flies into Melbourne

As Airbus A350-941 (B-LRI) Flight CX105 settled onto runway 16 on Wednesday the 1st Feb around 12:20pm, it wasn’t just another Cathay flight, it was the airlines first A350 flight into Melbourne. Another big day for this great airline. Cathay is no stranger to Melbourne and Australia for that matter, already the[…]

Mr. 747 Joe Sutter the man behind Boeing’s Queen of the Skies, passes.

He’s known as the ‘Father of the 747’ or the ‘Jumbo Jet’. Joe Sutter, the chief engineer behind the design and build of Boeing’s iconic model 747, passed away on Tuesday, August 30, at the age of 95. Joe joined the US Navy serving on the destroyer escort, Edward H[…]

Spotting in Thailand, Part 1. Suvarnabhumi Airport

  One thing we can all agree on is there is a mass of airlines and airplanes the world over. While it’s fun chasing liveries and specific types in your local area, state or around Australia, the rest of the world has some interesting things to see as well. So[…]